16 Dec 2010

How To Get To Harbor Square

  • 16 Dec 2010
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  • Directions to Harbor Square
    Location Map of Harbor Square

    Harbor Square is a bar, strip mall and restaurant row combined into one great entertainment destination located across the back of the main building of Cultural Center of the Philippines and adjacent to Manila Yatch Club. Its great location provides for a panoramic view of Manila Skyline and the picturesque Manila sunset. It's the location of this very relaxing hang-out called Coal Bar. How are we going to get to the Harbor Square from different parts of Metro Manila? Click here.

    View from Harbor Square

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    Location Map of Harbor Square



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    How To Get To Harbor Square


    BY CAR BY TRAIN BY JEEPNEY

    Route #1

    From Cavite, Imus, Bacoor, Tagaytay and other nearby areas. Take Coastal Road or Manila-Cavite Expressway and drive all the way to NAIA Road where Coastal Road ends. NAIA Road is where Coastal Mall is situated to the left corner. NAIA Road is a main intersection with traffic lights. Upon approaching NAIA Road, change lane to the left and turn left on NAIA Road then turn right onto Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard. Stay on Disdado Macapagal, cross three major roads - NAIA Avenue, EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue), and Senator Gil Puyat Avenue. While approaching Gil Puyat Avenue Intersection, you must stay to the middle of the Macapagal Boulevard to avoid apprehension. Macapagal slowly bends towards the opposite street which is Magdalena Jalandoni. Macapagal ends up in Gil Puyat and Magdalena Jalandoni begins after crossing Gil Puyat Avenue. Gil Puyat Avenue and Macapagal Boulevard border World Trade Center or WTC to your right. Before World Trade Center is the big PNB Headquarters. After crossing Gil Puyat, stay to the middle of Jalandoni. To your right now is Star City at the corner of Vicente Sotto and Jalandoni. Before Star City is Wensha Spa, very visible from the distance. Cross Vicente Sotto Street, then turn right onto Pedro Bukaneg Street. Jalandoni Street is perpendicular to Bukaneg Street. Stay to the left of the road. After a few meters, you will be seeing the Harbor Square, opposite Police Headquarters. Make a U-Turn along CCP building and head toward parking entrance located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #2

    Coming from areas of Sucat, NAIA-3, NAIA-1, Multinational Village and neighboring vicinity take Sucat Road, Imelda Avenue and Ninoy Aquino Avenue. Turn left on NAIA Road and stay to the middle. Cross Roxas Blvd and turn right onto Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard. Cross EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue), and Senator Gil Puyat Avenue. While approaching Gil Puyat Avenue Intersection, you must stay to the middle of the Macapagal Boulevard to avoid apprehension. Macapagal slowly bends towards the opposite street which is Magdalena Jalandoni. Macapagal ends up in Gil Puyat and Magdalena Jalandoni begins after crossing Gil Puyat Avenue. Gil Puyat Avenue and Macapagal Boulevard border World Trade Center or WTC to your right. Before World Trade Center is the big PNB Headquarters. After crossing Gil Puyat, stay to the middle of Jalandoni. To your right now is Star City at the corner of Vicente Sotto and Jalandoni. Before Star City is Wensha Spa, very visible from the distance. Cross Vicente Sotto Street, then turn right onto Pedro Bukaneg Street. Jalandoni Street is perpendicular to Bukaneg Street. Stay to the left of the road. After a few meters, you will be seeing the Harbor Square, opposite Police Headquarters. Make a U-Turn along CCP building and head toward parking entrance located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #3

    From Alabang take the Skyway and exit on Gil Puyat. Avoid getting to the Gil Puyat Avenue flyover. Turn left on Gil Puyat Avenue and drive all the way to the ground of CCP Complex. It's a long drive. You'll pass under LRT-1 elevated track on Taft Avenue and the flyover on Roxas Boulevard. Use those structures as your reference point. Once you passed flyover of Roxas Boulevard, that means you're already in CCP Complex. Stay to the right of Gil Puyat after crossing Roxas Blvd. Turn right onto the next major street which is Magdalena Jalandoni. Before you turn right onto Jalandoni, you'll see the World Trade Center or WTC to your left. Stay to the middle of Jalandoni. To your right now is Star City at the corner of Vicente Sotto and Jalandoni. Before Star City is Wensha Spa, very visible from the distance. Cross Vicente Sotto Street, then turn right onto Pedro Bukaneg Street. Jalandoni Street is perpendicular to Bukaneg Street. Stay to the left of the road. After a few meters, you will be seeing the Harbor Square, opposite Police Headquarters. Make a U-Turn along CCP building and head toward parking entrance located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #4

    From Bulacan, Pampanga and North Luzon, take A. Bonifacio Avenue and Dimasalang Street toward Quezon Boulevard. On Quezon Boulevard go straight up to Quiapo and Lawton. Cross Pasig River via Quezon Bridge. Road name changes to Padre Burgos after passing in front of Post Office Building in Lawton area and the road bends to the left. Stay to the right of Padre Burgos Street to avoid getting onto Lagusnilad and Taft Avenue. After crossing the intersection with stop light in Manila City Hall vicinity, you must avoid getting onto the Lagusnilad underpass. That's why it's important that you're on the right side of Padre Burgos. Stay on P. Burgos and cross two more intersections with stop lights - General Luna Street and Palacio Street. After Palacio Street intersection, stay to the left of Padre Burgos in preparation for left turn. Turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Boulevard and cross intersections of U.N. Avenue, Pedro Gil and Quirino Avenue. After crossing Quirino Avenue, to your right is Manila Yacht Club, followed by Philippine Navy Headquarters. Next to Philippine Navy is the CCP Complex ground. You'll see marker of CCP and the CCP building itself. Turn right onto CCP Complex which is next to Philippine Navy Headquarters. You're now traversing the first street inside CCP Complex which is Padre Bukaneg. It's opposite street across Roxas Boulevard is Pablo Ocampo Street. Stay to the right of Bukaneg and go straight pass CCP Main Building. Parking of Harbor Square is up ahead located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #5

    From Caloocan, Navotas, Malabon take Jose Abad Santos Avenue. Jose Abad Santos Avenue ends up in Recto. Cross Recto Avenue and Reina Regente begins. Drive on Reina Regente up to Plaza Lorenzo Ruiz. Turn right to go with the flow of one way traffic around Plaza Lorenzo Ruiz turning left on Juan Luna Street. Stay on Juan Luna crossing Dasmarinas Street. Follow where public jeepneys turn. Turn left on the next street after Dasmarinas. Turn right onto Jones bridge. You are now taking Padre Burgos Street. Stay to the right of Padre Burgos Street to avoid getting onto Lagusnilad and Taft Avenue. After crossing the intersection with stop light in Manila City Hall vicinity, you must avoid getting onto the Lagusnilad underpass. That's why it's important that you're on the right side of Padre Burgos. Stay on P. Burgos and cross two more intersections with stop lights - General Luna Street and Palacio Street. After Palacio Street intersection, stay to the left of Padre Burgos in preparation for left turn. Turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Boulevard and cross intersections of U.N. Avenue, Pedro Gil and Quirino Avenue. After crossing Quirino Avenue, to your right is Manila Yacht Club, followed by Philippine Navy Headquarters. Next to Philippine Navy is the CCP Complex ground. You'll see marker of CCP and the CCP building itself. Turn right onto CCP Complex which is next to Philippine Navy Headquarters. You're now traversing the first street inside CCP Complex which is Padre Bukaneg. It's opposite street across Roxas Boulevard is Pablo Ocampo Street. Stay to the right of Bukaneg and go straight pass CCP Main Building. Parking of Harbor Square is up ahead located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #6

    From Quezon City take Quezon Avenue all the way to Espana. Espana bends to the right with Y intersection in Sampaloc, right after McDonald. This intersection is Morayta. Avoid getting to Morayta by staying to the right of Espana after passing by UST or University of Santo Tomas up to Lerma and take the underpass going to Quiapo. Cross Pasig River via Quezon Bridge. After Lawton, the road bends to the left and it becomes Padre Burgos Street. Stay to the right of Padre Burgos Street to avoid getting onto Lagusnilad underpass and Taft Avenue. After crossing the intersection with stop light avoid getting onto the underpass, take Padre Burgos, bending this time to the right. Stay to the middle of Padre Burgos Street, cross three intersections with stop lights and turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. Cross intersections of U.N. Avenue, Pedro Gil and Quirino Avenue. After Quirino Avenue, Manila Yacht Club is to your right, next to it is Philippine Navy Headquarters. Next to Philippine Navy is the CCP Complex ground. You'll see marker of CCP and the CCP building itself. Turn right onto CCP Complex which is next to Philippine Navy Headquarters. You're now traversing the first street inside CCP Complex which is Padre Bukaneg. It's opposite street across Roxas Boulevard is Pablo Ocampo Street. Stay to the right of Bukaneg and go straight pass CCP Main Building. Parking of Harbor Square is up ahead located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.
    Route #7

    From Makati take Ayala Avenue or Gil Puyat Avenue. Drive all the way to the ground of CCP Complex. It's a long drive. You'll pass under LRT-1 elevated track on Taft Avenue and the flyover on Roxas Boulevard. Use those structures as your reference point. Once you passed flyover of Roxas Boulevard, that means you're already in CCP Complex. Stay to the right of Gil Puyat after crossing Roxas Blvd. Turn right onto the next major street which is Magdalena Jalandoni. Before you turn right onto Jalandoni, you'll see the World Trade Center or WTC to your left. Stay to the middle of Jalandoni. To your right now is Star City at the corner of Vicente Sotto and Jalandoni. Before Star City is Wensha Spa, very visible from the distance. Cross Vicente Sotto Street, then turn right onto Pedro Bukaneg Street. Jalandoni Street is perpendicular to Bukaneg Street. Stay to the left of the road. After a few meters, you will be seeing the Harbor Square, opposite Police Headquarters. Make a U-Turn along CCP building and head toward parking entrance located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

    Route #8

    From Pasig, Sta. Mesa and neighboring vicinity take Ramon Magsasay Blvd and Legarda Street crossing Nagtahan by taking the flyover to Legarda. On Legarda Street, just cross Recto Avenue. Legarda ends up in Arlegui but the road continues under the name of P. Casal Street. Drive on P. Casal all the way and cross Pasig River via Ayala Bridge. You are now in Ayala Blvd. Go straight crossing Taft Avenue passing under LRT-1 elevated track. You're now on Finance Road. Turn left on Padre Burgos Street. Two more stop lights - General Luna Street and Palacio Street. After Palacio Street, you must stay to the left of Padre Burgos Street in preparation for a left turn. Turn left on Roxas Blvd. Stay to the middle of Roxas Blvd. Cross intersections of U.N. Avenue, Pedro Gil and Quirino Avenue. After Quirino Avenue, Manila Yacht Club is to your right, next to it is Philippine Navy Headquarters. Next to Philippine Navy is the CCP Complex ground. You'll see marker of CCP and the CCP building itself. Turn right onto CCP Complex which is next to Philippine Navy Headquarters. You're now traversing the first street inside CCP Complex which is Padre Bukaneg. It's opposite street across Roxas Boulevard is Pablo Ocampo Street. Stay to the right of Bukaneg and go straight pass CCP Main Building. Parking of Harbor Square is up ahead located near row of fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal.

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    How to get to Harbor Square from MRT or LRT


    Route #1

    LRT-1 from north stations namely Roosevelt, Balintawak, Monumento and other stations. Get off at Vito Cruz Station. From Vito Cruz Station, walk up to Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    Route #2

    LRT-1 from south Stations e.g. Baclaran, Libertad, Gil Puyat etc. Get off at Vito Cruz Station. From Vito Cruz Station, walk up to Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at drop off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    Route #3

    LRT-2 Stations, all stations. From your station get off at Recto then walk your way to the LRT-1 Station. Follow the signs inside the terminal. LRT-2 and LRT-1 are interconnected so you will not get lost. Take LRT-1 south bound or Baclaran bound. Get off at Vito Cruz Station. From Vito Cruz Station, walk up to Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    Route #4

    MRT-3, all Stations. From your station, get off at Taft Station then take another train ride North bound or Monumento bound on LRT-1. LRT-1 and MRT-3 are interconnected. Get off at Vito Cruz Station. From Vito Cruz Station, walk up to Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

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    How to get to Harbor Square by JEEPNEY


    Route #1

    From Baclaran ride a jeepney with sign that contains "Mabini Harrison" Get off at Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Along Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz near corner Harrison Street, wait for a orange colored shuttle that plies the CCP-Taft route. Ride one of these shuttles going west or Manila Bay for CCP Complex. If you ride a shuttle going east, it will bring you to Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Taft Avenue instead of the CCP Complex. So make sure you're on the right lane. Ask driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    Route #2

    From Monumento take jeepney to Baclaran and get off at Vito Cruz. Now, there are two routes of jeepneys going to Baclaran from Monumento. One is via Mabini and the other one is via Taft.

    If you ride a jeepney via Taft, then get off at Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. And then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    If you ride a jeepney via Mabini, then get off at Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Along Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz near corner Harrison Street, wait for a orange colored shuttle that plies the CCP-Taft route. Ride one of these shuttles going west or Manila Bay for CCP Complex. If you ride a shuttle going east, it will bring you to Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Taft Avenue instead of the CCP Complex. So make sure you're on the right lane. Ask driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    These routes can also be taken by commuters from Santa Cruz Manila, Intramuros, Blumentritt, Carriedo, Doroteo Jose, R. Papa, Recto Avenue, Jose Abad Santos and other areas from Monumento to Ermita-Malate vicinity going to CCP, Harbor Square, Star City, Harrison Plaza, Vito Cruz, etc.

    Route #3

    From Cubao, ride a jeepney to Quiapo, then take another jeepney bound to Baclaran. Get off at Vito Cruz now known as Pablo Ocampo Street. Now, there are two routes of jeepneys going to Baclaran from Quiapo. One is via Mabini and the other one is via Taft.

    If you ride a jeepney via Taft, then get off at Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. And then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    If you ride a jeepney via Mabini, then get off at Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz. Along Pablo Ocampo Street formerly Vito Cruz near corner Harrison Street, wait for a orange colored shuttle that plies the CCP-Taft route. Ride one of these shuttles going west or Manila Bay for CCP Complex. If you ride a shuttle going east, it will bring you to Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Taft Avenue instead of the CCP Complex. So make sure you're on the right lane. Ask driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    Note: There are few jeepneys that ply directly from Cubao to Baclaran. If you can wait for them along Aurora Boulevard, then ride one of them. Then follow the directions given above. Quiapo bound jeepneys are also located along Aurora Boulevard in Cubao.

    These routes can also be taken by commuters from SM Centerpoint, V. Mapa, Araneta Avenue, Araneta Center, Pasig, San Juan, Santa Mesa, Legarda, Gilmore, Pureza, Betty-Go Belmonte, Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard, Nagtahan and other areas along the way going to Harbor Square, CCP, Star City, Harrison Plaza, Vito Cruz and other areas in the vicinity.

    Route #4

    From Guadalupe Makati, ride jeepney bound to Pedro Gil Taft. From drop off walk up to Taft Avenue. Ride another jeepney bound to Baclaran or Libertad. Get off at Vito Cruz now known as Pablo Ocampo Street. Then from the corner of Pablo Ocampo and Taft Avenue walk toward west along Pablo Ocampo until you see the terminal of the orange colored shuttles that ply the CCP Complex-Taft route. It's near to the gate of Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Ride one of these shuttles and ask the driver to drop you off at Harbor Square where fast food chains Jollibee, KFC and Mang Inasal are also located along Pedro Bukaneg. Actually your drop-off is the exact location of these fast food chains.

    These route can also be taken by commuters from Rockwell, J.P. Rizal Makati, PRC, Zapote Makati, Pasong Tamo or Chino Roces, Makati City Hall, Burgos Makati, Kalayaan Makati, Makati Avenue, Kamagong, Zobel Roxas and other areas along the way going to Harbor Square, CCP, Star City, Vito Cruz, Harrison Plaza, Rizal Memorial, Torre Lorenzo, DLSU or De La Salle University and other areas in the vicinity.

    If you're coming from Fort Bonifacio, Market-Market, Serenda or High Street then just ride a jeep bound to Guadalupe Makati and take another jeepney ride to Taft.


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    4 comments:

    1. Wrong grammar ka dito, brod: "colored orange shuttles".

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    2. @ Clet Rodriguez. I stand corrected. It's now edited. Thank you so much.

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    3. malapit lang to sa star city diba?

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    4. @ Niel Estacio. Pag pumukol k po ng bato, aabot sa Star City.

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